AIS show returns in April

Buying group show returns to firm?s Midlands HQ, with sell-out already close.
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The third plaY-room at the Park show will be taking place on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th April 2011 at Cranmore Park, Shirley, Solihull.

More than 85 per cent of available exhibition space has already been booked by suppliers in the 2,445 square metre main showroom.

The buying group’s Solihull HQ makes it the most centrally located toy show for independent retailers and is free for buyers to attend. Parking, lunch and refreshments are also provided free of charge to visiting buyers.

All independent toy buyers are welcome to attend and registration is now open at and clicking on Events. A short video of last year’s show is also available to view on the site.

Companies attending last year included Flair, Playmobil, Ravensburger and Learning Curve, attracting in excess of 70 toy suppliers.

The buying group, which formed when the demise of Youngsters shook up the independent retail landscape in 2008, says it has seen a healthy increase in membership numbers since last April and is confident that the show will be continue to cement its presence in the toy market.


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